Open Air Adventure Activities
Adventure is generally the desire of an individual to get involved in exciting things where one may encounter various kinds of risks. Adventure parks are usually places which have a large capacity to hold a large number of people and they usually have a lot of these adventurous activities where people go to carry out the activities. A person doing the activities is not required to be physically fit and there as well no any followed education concept other than simple guidance to enable the individuals to go successfully through the activities An individual is supposed to use their physical and mental ability so as to amuse and stimulate themselves when doing these activities. These activities which are done recreationally enable one to have fun, test their courage while overcoming their fears, doing physical activities as well as enabling one to interact with nature. Adventure parks are many varieties which differ according to the types of park, structural system, target visitors, location of the park, belay systems as well as the height of the lifeline.
Adventure activities that take place in the air mostly taking advantage of trees offering great outdoor adventure can be referred to as aerial adventure parks. Aerial adventure parks offer a beautiful view of nature depending on their location such as the view of trees, hills, cliffs, and rivers mostly if located in a forest. Aerial adventure parks located in forests are cost effective as there is a minimal investment since the forest trees can be used as poles for all the activities. Some adventure activities in aerial adventure parks may include traversing suspended bridges, climbing log ladders, balancing along cables and riding zip lines through the forest. Obstacle course that is involved in the outdoor activities in aerial adventure parks are all suspended in the trees and the major activity present is zipline riding.
Zipline riding being the major activity in aerial adventure parks involves a pulley that is suspended on a cable that has been made of stainless steel that is mounted between two poles and an individual riding is usually propelled by gravity. When an individual is riding a zip line he/she moves along it from the top to bottom either by holding on to it, attaching to it or use the freely moving pulley. Another activity that zip lines riding can do other than recreation activity is accessing thick canopies in a rainforest.
When doing the outdoor adventure activities, it is always important to be having a protective gear to minimize risks. When doing the aerial adventure activities, it is always important to avoid any alcoholic drinks to minimize risk as the drink may cause one to have poor judgement as well as it can cause unstable motion. First aid kit is also important when doing aerial outdoor activities to manage small problems that may occur during the activity.